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Occurred : 4/23/2016 21:40 (Entered as : 04/23/16 21:40)
Reported: 9/15/2017 5:47:53 PM 17:47
Posted: 9/21/2017
Location: Newport Beach, BC
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5 seconds
UFO sighting 04/23/2016

On the evening of April 23, 2016, I was watching the news around 9:40PM. There was a report of some type of problem at SNA airport—about 3-4 miles away. I heard sirens outside and stepped out onto my patio. The field of view from my patio is SSE to NNE.

Immediately upon stepping onto the patio I noticed a large craft of some sort coming into the field of view from the SSE. This was rather strange since I usually only see and hear helicopters in this direction.

The craft initially appeared to be an aircraft which might have been in distress since it was flying very low-I’d say no higher that 3000-4000ft; and its direction of travel is not a normal approach pattern for SNA airport. As I looked at it, I started to think that I better make mental notes about it, and I also reached into my pocket to get my phone to take a picture. I had left my phone inside and decided that if I went in to get it the craft would be out of sight.

As mentioned, the craft was flying very low and was approximately only about ½ Mile to the East of my location. This position would put it right over Fashion Island—a local Mall. The other very odd thing that hit me at that moment was that there was absolutely no sound coming from the craft, absolutely nothing!

I have a drawing of the craft I’d like to send. The drwg was done on a CADD program and then converted to Pdf. The drawing will help to describe my thoughts and feeling about the craft.

I have been a business owner and engineering consultant for many years. During the 1980s I have worked with many of the local aerospace companies including: Northup Grumman, TRW Aerospace, Rockwell, Mc Donnell Douglas, Hughes Aircraft, and Lockheed as they began to develop technology to manufacture stealth aircraft. The craft I saw on 04/23 appeared to be of similar profile to stealth aircraft and it could possibly be a craft built on Earth but not in ‘Public’ circulation.

I estimate that the craft was approximately 300ft by 150ft, triangle shaped, and totally black except for (6) portals on the bottom of the craft. There were no apparent engine nacelles, and no visible or audible form of propulsion.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date above is approximate. PD))